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-like conditions are felt out that way. kansas city will see the snow off and on throughout the day. heavy at times. look at this tornado watch moving through the panhandle and northern florida. that's an area where we could see very severe storms today. we are looking at perhaps up to a food of snow in the kansas city area and across northwestern missouri. chicago could end up with three inches out of this storm. >> a lot of snowfall. thanks so much. >>> can stocks rally after yesterday's major drop off? plus, a diet to ward off heart attacks and strokes. >>> iran photo shops the first lady. details in three minutes. you are watching "first look" on msnbc. [ male announcer ] how do you measure happiness? by the armful? by the barrelful? the carful? how about...by the bowlful? campbell's soups give you nutrition, energy, and can help you keep a healthy weight. campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. peoi go to angie's listt for to gauge whether or not the projects will be done in a timely fashion and within budget. angie's list members can tell you which provider is the best in town. you'll find
after a crash that killed at least 19 foreign tourists near the ancient egyptian city. witnesses said the balloon exploded mid flight. two people survived the crash, including the egyptian pilot. caught air ballooning is one of the main dr. oz for the huge number of tourists who visit luxor each year. the seven city on the banks of the nile is near the valley of the kings. the pharaoh burial ground as the 60 tunes in chambers, including tut. there is also a vast temple complex with the ruins of religious buildings. more from our reporter in cairo. >> it appears there was an explosion on board the balloon when it was around 300 meters or so from the ground. the balloon then came plummeting down, at which 0.1 of the tourists on board, we understand that the british male tourist jump from the balloon. we understand from the ministry of tourism that they contacted the relevant embassies, which includes china, japan, hungary, france, and britain, to coordinate the response and how to get the bodies back home. of course, this comes as a huge blow for the egyptian tourist -- tourism industry
the ancient city of luxor, south of cairo, an on board canister caused the balloon to plunge about 1,000 feet into a sugar cane field. the victims include tourists from china, japan, britain and france. >>> the reservation of the highest ranking catholic leader in britain said he will not vote at the upcoming enclave to pick the new pope. scotland's cardinal keith o'brien resigned. the vatican says pope benedict accepts the cardinals's resignation because he's near the age of 75, not because of accusations. >>> today marks the one-year anniversary of the tragic shooting death of 17-year-old trayvon martin. a million hoodie gathering is scheduleded here in new york city. the teen was shot by george zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer. zimmerman has pleaded not guilty. his trial is set to start in june. >>> in california, the search continues this morning for four people whose 29-foot sailboat disappeared off the coast of monterey. the distress call believed to be made by a man with his wife, son and a young cousin before they abandoned the sinking vessel. >> we are ban donning the ship.
kerry returned to the city he once called home. the first stop on the visit was for a chat with young berliners. discussions of a different kind with the chancellor. high on their agenda -- foreign policy and the economy, but first these comments on the relationship with the u.s. >> i record a great deal of importance to transatlantic ties. we do not just have common values. we also face common tasks. >> a number of these challenges were discussed at an earlier meeting with kerry's german counterpart. first and foremost, the plans for a new free trade deal between the u.s. and europe. >> germany is our largest trade partner in europe, and we want to see even more trade and investment that will create jobs -- jobs for -- jobs for germans, for americans, for all europeans. >> negotiations are set to begin within months, and i of the two sides managed to overcome their differences, could be completed within two years. >> for more on this visit now, we can bring in our political correspondent, who is standing by at our parliamentary studios. afghanistan, syria, a possible u.s./e you free
towns and cities from the southern plains north to illinois. >> and developing overnight, a hot air balloon packed with tourists takes a deadly plunge overseas. >> and snubbed by his own party. chris christie gets the cold shoulder, left off the list for a key republican event. >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "early start." i'm john berman. i feel like i haven't seen you in days. >> you haven't. good morning to you. good morning to you. thanks for being with us. it's tuesday, february 26th. it is 5:00 a.m. in the east. happening right now, it is a raging blizzard, blasting the southern plains. leaving large parts of texas and oklahoma buried under more than a foot of snow. roads are impassable, drivers are stranded. this picture was sent to us from a reporter philip prince. a trucker stuck on interstate 40 about 50 miles east of amarillo. look at the conditions there. he says the highway has been shut down. he has been stuck for about eight hours when he finally took that picture. two people have been killed, one on an icy road in kansas, another at a home in oklahoma where t
. >>> josh, we have the scary explosion in kansas city. >> we have breaking news to get to. but today, it follows the best news of all. we love you. welcome back. we're going to turn, now, to kansas city and that massive explosion you saw at the top of the show. it leveled part of a shopping complex in kansas city. police, right now, are searching for any people who might still be trapped in the rubble. abc's alex perez has been on the scene all night and joins us right now with the very latest. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning, josh. and welcome back to, robin. right here in kansas city, at least one person remains unaccounted for. and investigators are using cadaver dogs to help them comb through this debris. it was dinnertime when this explosion turned everything upside-down. witnesses say the massive fireball, which engulfed an entire city block, could be seen for miles. the explosion, rattling windows blocks away. >> everything shook. and it was -- you could feel it, almost as much as you could hear it. it was, by far, the biggest explosion i'd ever felt in my life.
the worst of it up to 12-18 inches. okay city and kansas city you could actually be on the borderline of 18 inches of snow. we have winter weather advisories posted from texas up to the great lakes. blizzard conditions which will continue into the overnight hours with winds in excess of 50 miles an hour making travel impossible in the area. some of the snowfall, 6-12 and 18 inches is out of the question. and we have tornado watches along the gulf coast with possibility throughout the evening into the overnight. >> shep: bearer of good news. thanks. >> kansas city, missouri. mayor declared a state of emergency. they got ten inches of snow last week and they are prepared for another foot or more. mike tobin in kansas city tonight. >> reporter: you can see where they have big piles of snow and ready to take on some more. typical with live television, snowplows just pulled out right now about 200 snowplows working the roads trying to stay ahead of the storm. it didn't go so well for them last time. so many citizens got out in their cars and got stuck. the snowplows couldn't work around them and
weather. a lot of flights being canceled in oklahoma city. wil rogers airport. if you have travel planser that. there's the system. it will give -- travel plans there. there's the system. 50, 60s, coast and bay. a few 60s inland. very quiet. a little bit warmer towards wednesday and then -- we'll kick the temperatures up a notch as we head towards thursday and the from weekend looks good. >> thank you. >>> in washington, d.c., a dispute among lawmakers over records for private gun sales is holding up a bipartisan compromise when it comes to expanding background checks. requiring background checks for vir of live all firearms is a key part to the plan to curb violence. the checks are currently only required for sales at federally- licensed dealers but not for private sales or online. and a candlelight vigil is being held tonight to honor victims of the newtown school shooting campaign. it's being held by the brady campaign. the goal, to prevent gun violence. a bell will be rung 26 times to honor each of the imhaves killed at the -- victims killed at the school in connecticut. the vigil wil
in the heart of all of it. kansas city, missouri. what is the situation where you are, mike? good morning. >> reporter: turn to a live picture that pretty much says it all. what you see in the supermarket parking lot is a snowplow that is stuck. he was trying to plow out of the parking lot. he got in the heavy, wet snow. he has a pickup. he has a light back end. he is calling his buddies to get him out. i tell you something making road crews happy, that most people are staying off the road, except bobby, our cameraman. there is car coming. i don't want you to get hit by that guy. the missouri department of transportation says they're throwing everybody they have at the storm and they're just barely keeping up. what they need for the storm is to let up right now. what they're glad about as opposed to last time bad weather hit, people are not out on the road pause the storm hit in the middle the night. last time around it turned into a big towing operation because people got out and drove. they hope people stay home and make their jobs easy. wet, heavy snow, ten inches where i am. reports o
is tracking the storm. erin mcpike is live in kansas city. we'll start with you. >> we're seeing snowfall two inches an houreer. very windy, looking at winds up to 30 miles per hour later today, and also, soledad, because of the snow last week, there is still a lot of heavy snow on branchs and power lines, snapping power lines, and lots of power outages throughout kansas city. we just got off the phone with kansas city power and light. they have doubled from 10,000 to 20,000, those numbers will go down, right now they can't get out on the road to repair the power lines. we're looking at power outages in texas. another 10,000 no oklahoma. the storm looking to be worst than last week, soledad. >> a little bit of a mess. thank you very much. appreciate that. let's get to jennifer delgado. where is this all going? >> soledad, right now, it's actually right on top of the midwest. you saw the live shot where erin is out of kansas. kansas city, taking a beating right now. coming down very good along interstate 70. toward the east in st. louis, a break from the heavy rain, of course, that will be wra
enma air station within the prefecture to a less populated area in the city of nago. >>> u.s. researchers say authorities in north korea may be ready to conduct another underground nuclear test. they have detected more activity at a facility in the country's northeast. a team from johns hopkins university released a report showing the latest satellite photos. one of the pictures was taken on february 13th, a day after the test. the other was taken two days after that. the researchers say the first photo shows no movement around the site. they speculate that personnel stayed away until they could confirm radiation levels were safe. the second picture shows an entrance to a tunnel covered with nets along with some people in vehicles. the researchers believe workers were removed data and equipment from the site and they say they noticed a new road near another tunnel. >>> authorities in pyongyang have given a hero's welcome to those who carried out the test. officials from the ruling workers party invited engineers to the capital. state-run television show "the big welcome." a
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explosion and fast-moving flames race through a popular kansas city district full of shops and restaurants. >> what investigators are finding this morning after a fire that burned for hours. it's wednesday, february 20th. >>> from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm diana perez. we'll get to the kansas city fire investigation in just a moment in our top story. >>> also this morning, the costly computer crimes costing the american economy hundreds of billions of dollars a year. the fingers are pointing at china, as the white house announces plans to fight the hackers. >>> and this is crazy. why hand sanitizer is being singled out in a fire that severely burned an 11-year-old girl. wait until you hear how something so common turned into something so hazardous. you think you're doing the right thing, killing the germs, all the dirt in our workplace and homes and something like that happens. that story is crazy. >> and where it happened is also crazy. >>> and later on, clyde davis, his tell-all book, his big secrets, and a singing star wh
was located in philadelphia and other cities. he is also the only president who didn't represent a political party. >> technically i believe he is listed as an independent followed by adams who was a federalist. >> great tradition. second fun fact, thomas jefferson was the first president to be inaugurated in washington, d.c. where was george washington inaugurated. >> new york. >> grover cleveland is the only president to be elected to two non-consecutive terms. he was 22 and 24th president. >> who was the 23rd president? >> tell us, steve. >> steve: benjamin harrison who eventually died of the flu. now, this is one of the most fun. you think you know a lot about abraham lincoln. do you know he was a licensed bartender. he was the owner of berry and lincoln and saloon in springfield, illinois. >> barry liked the grape a little too much and he was an alcoholic. >> steve: is that true. i did not know that. >> "killing lincoln" turned into a movie appeared on national geographic last night. >> james madison, dolly's husband he was shortest of the presidents. he only was 5'4" and one other one
the ancient city of luxor catches fire and crashes. 19 are killed. president obama explains those spending cuts to enable workers in virginia. it seems they are not impressed. >> it will affect a lot of people, and not just shipyard people. it will trickle down. >> and the emblem of afghanistan's hidden women is going out of style and sales in the capital are falling. welcome to our viewers on public television in america, and elsewhere around the globe. viewing injuns egypt -- viewing egypt's henchen sites from hot air balloon has long been a tourist attraction, but to date a tragedy. 19 people on board were killed near luxor. >> these are the final moments of a flight along the nile, captured by a passenger on another balloon, watching on in horror. than 20 were on board when it caught fire. the heat only driving the balloon higher into the sky. before it plummets to the ground. mohamed yousef had been the pilot of a different balloon and saw how the tragedy began. >> i saw a lot of fire. and i saw the pilot. then he jumped. he was on fire on his arms. the customer's job. >> ambulances w
. almost oklahoma city. to the northwest of stillwater and guthrie, moving into wichita, and even tonight, moving into kansas city. so bigger cities about to get hit. snow just coming down now. still not quite sticking to the roadways. salt working at this point. but tonight you will get another six inches of snow by morning. and then another four on top of that six during the day tomorrow. so it is coming down and it is going to come down everywhere across kansas, into kansas city, into elva, even a place where we've sent our short straw reporter right up there, south of kansas city, into spring hill, kansas, our erin mcpike is there. erin, you're going to get somewhere between 12 and 16 inches of snow before it's done. >> reporter: a number of roads are already closed, chad. but the snowstorm is actually a mixed blessing to the region's big business, agriculture. the second major winter storm in under a week slams the great plains tonight. but farmers here aren't complaining. >> the drought over the last two years has put our farm in survival mode. you get the feeling that, you know, it
of privacy he will have now. want to go live to vatican city inside of rome, italy, where father jonathan morris, fox news religion contributor. he is live in the vatican. that is place where he spent many years working. father, hello to you. explain the message from the pontiff today. >> sure, bill. the whole issue of his privacy that he brought up is very interesting pause it is true that he was saying, after i retire, right, coming up tomorrow as you said at 8:00 p.m. rome time, i'm not just going to be a private citizen of the world anymore where i can go as he said and give conferences or talks. he said, no, i will always be the one who was pope. it is now pope emeritus. he said the way he will be a pope emeritus by being in a monastery and convent, making reference to st. benedict, who was a monk. he said that is the type of life i will lead. quiet in prayer, doing service to the church, instead of going back to be what he was before he became pope. very interesting. there will not be a pope making commentary on the new pope, words and actions. bill: i think when we think about his
married kathy, a city girl and brought her to the country. >>steve: like "green acres." you are my wife ♪ >>brian: it was followed by petticoat junction. >>alisyn: great segue. it is a pleasure to be with you this morning. let's get to your headlines to tell you what's been happening while you were sleeping. extreme weather alerts as the nation's heartland is hit by another blizzard, the second in less than a week. the storm is being blamed for two deaths, knocking out power for thousands in oklahoma and texas with more than a foot of snow piling atop of record-breaking totals already on the ground. strong winds adding to the problem in texas where 19 inches fell, just 3 inches short of the record there. crews had to rescue about a dozen drivers on texas highways. look at the aftermath of this. at one point as many as 100 vehicles were stranded on interstate 27 in lubbock. >>> now to another topic. a brand-new video out of egypt. a hot air balloon ride turning deadly when it caught on fire and exploded mid air plunging nearly 1,000 feet from the sky. at least 18 tourists were on boar
the world," we begin in vatican city. pope benedict xvi's final days in power filling up with a scandal. >> the top cardinal just resigned after four priests accused him of inappropriate acts. and the vatican in damage control mode after reports of network of gay priests at the vatican blackmailed by prostitutes. >>> fidel castro sworn in and announces this is his last go-round. he says he plans to retire in 2018, most likely to put an end of rule by castros. >>> and south africa, another pistorius facing charges in a woman's death, carl pistorius, the older brother of oscar pistorius, charged with culpable homicide after he was involved in a car axe deputy two years ago. >> they say carl pistorius was driving recklessly. he was to go to trial last week but that's been pushed back to the end of march because of the murder charges against his brother. >>> back to vatican city. where alleged sex scandal and intrigue swirling around the catholic church right now, happening just days before pope benedict xvi is stepping down. >> talk about timing. the pope just issued an order allowing the
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cancelled out of kansas city international airport. we're covering this extreme weather from lots of angles this morning. erin mcpike is in wichita, kansas. jennifer delgado is live at the cnn weather center in atlanta. erin, let's start with you. how's it looking? >> reporter: well, it's not quite as heavy as it was last hour but it's still pretty heavy. we've seen snow plows go by here about six times in the last two hours and the roads are still covered. also we've got this ruler, we've been measuring. about an hour ago it was 4 inches. now we're at 5 1/2. but soledad, here's the interesting thing about this storm. we're calling it a thundersnow. there's thunder and lightning that goes along with it. i wish it would happen when i'm out here but i think we've got video, so let's play that video. i don't know if you can hear it. and that's why we're calling it the blizzard of oz. we've seen that a lot on twitter from some people in kansas, so we want to name this storm the blizzard of oz, soledad. >> i thought thundersnow was dramatic enough. let's get right to jennifer d delgado on where
of the southeast. right now in new york city, 34 degrees. a chilly morning here. >>gretchen: maria, thanks for that update. u.s. state department stepping in to help find a california couple missing in peru. jamie kneel and her boyfriend were on a bike trek through south america. they were reportedly last seen on january 26 getting on a bus in peru. neil's co-workers set up a reward fund for information about the couple's whereabouts. >> upsetting. you know, i'm worried about both of them. my greatest hope is they return on schedule unharmed. >> a security message was posted warning american tourists about kidnapping threats near that town. local police are searching for clues about the couple. >>brian: dramatic security video of new york city fire fighters taking down a suspect who attacked his wife with a meat cleaver. the fire fighters heard the couple screaming at each other and saw the man dragging his wife down the street. they ran to help the woman. as the man pulled out the cleaver and started hitting his wife, it took three fire fighters to tackle him to the ground. other fire fig
start" begins right now. >>> a terrifying moment seen in real time. a kansas city restaurant was reduced to rubble. right now, a winter storm is plowing across 18 states. it's affecting some 30 million people. in some places, we're talking feet of snow, not inches. army brass taking action after that steamy affair that affected the cia. >> i'm christine romans, i'm in for john better man. >> let's get started here. at any moment we could learn whether oscar hiss torous will be granted bail, despite a charge of premeditated murder against him. the latest development from our robin kerneau who is from inside the courtroom is proceedings are adjourned right now because the state needs to find the lead investigating officer. that officer now facing attempted murder charges for allegedly opening fire on a mini bus carrying seven people. that was at 2009. at stake for hiss torous if he doesn't get bail, possibly months in prison before a full trial gets under way. we have the very latest. >> reporter: south africa woke up to shocking news this thursday morning that the investigating officer in
and businesses lost power, and kansas city declared an emergency. the storm had already battered the texas panhandle. winds there reached hurricane force, and piled drifts more than two feet high in some places. negotiations on iran's nuclear program restarted today for the first time in eight months. the two-day talks opened in kazakhstan. the u.s. and other world powers offered to ease some international sanctions, if iran will limit activities that could lead to nuclear weapons. . >> it addresses international concerns on the exclusively peaceful nature of the iranian nuclear program but it's also responsive to iranian ideas. we hope very much that iran will seize this opportunity and come to the talks with flexibility and a commitment to make concrete progress toward building steps. >> sreenivasan: in response, iran said it will make a counter-offer during the talks. in egypt, at least 19 people were killed in one of the deadliest ballooning accidents ever. a hot air balloon carrying tourists caught fire over the ancient city of luxor and crashed in a field. the dead were from europe a
, it is the independent state of the vatican city. we are not allowed to take our cameras. you get a sense of the separations that are already under way. the following day will be his last day in office. he will have a private meeting with the cardinals that have already arrived in rome. later that day at 5:00 p.m. local time, the pope will board a helicopter and go to his summer residence about 15 miles from here. at about 8:00 p.m. local time, he will cease to be pulte. pe. po it will create a vacancy that normally occurs on the death of a pulp. then the replacement for pope benedict xvi will begin in earnest. >> these days, businesses going bust is hardly a deadline. of burke ofdline traders in afghanistan to increasing demand of driving them to diversify or closed shop altogether. centuries, the burqa has been the emblem of afghanistan. but nowadays in kabul, it is not quite the same. wholesalers stilt supplied to other regions of the country with their own -- still supplied to other regions of the country with their own unique shape. the burqa business is taking a bit of dundalk, fall
about air travel. well actually you can see the top of the donald trump building in the city of chicago. because the clouds are so low and that is really causing havoc with air travel. jenna. jenna: you guys in chicago know snow better than we do on the east coast. >> reporter: a little bit. jenna: i will give you that credit, steve. we hear it is not just about the snow and amount of it but what it's like. tell us more about that. >> reporter: yeah and it's really, really wet. don't know what your snowball making history is like, jenna, if you make a snowball that easy that means the stuff is really wet. it is tough on people especially heart attack snow lifting it up. way tough on roofs. >> did you get it? >> reporter: reports of roofs collapsing particularly in missouri and kansas where both places have had two days of kind of drenching with this snow is really causing havoc and power lines. this heavy snow, it clings to tree branches. those branches droop, sometimes they fall. take the power lines out with them. that's a problem over in southeast michigan right now. so, if this is w
explodes in the a plummets to the ground, 18 people dead. a live report. >>> vatican city, learning more about the future and what it holds for pope benedict xvi, final week cloud by scandal. >> the dow rallying from yesterday's big loss but not so for world markets. italy's election causing uncertainty. the government, europe's third largest economy, facing a deadlock. >>> egypt, tourists flying high above ancient egyptian sites plunging to their deaths when a hot air balloon explodes and crashes. >> 18 people have died. the local government has banned all other hot air balloon flights for now. it happened in luxor. the latest on the investigation. >> ian, let's start with what the theory is at the moment. there are reports of a gas cylinder exploding. describe what you've heard. >> reporter: well, michael, that's exactly what ware we're hearing. an the 1,000 feet a gas canister on the balloon exploded sending the balloon tumbling towards the ground. this comes from multiple reported from eyewitnesses. also eyewitness accounts that people were jumping out of the balloon as it tumbled to
and kansas city where you'll get 6 to 12 inches of snow on top of what you have seen in the last week. so a blizzard condition where you see red. winter weather advisories all the way to the great lakes and in this area of red, winds of 65 miles an hour plus and we could see easily 24 inches of snow on the ground. back to you. >> janice dean, thank you. >> president obama is warning the nation's governors dire consequences if the cuts known as the sequester take effect on friday. he spoke to the national governor's association about the deadline. the white house and congress have been deadlocked on how to handle things. here's the deal with the sequester. the sequester is something they sort of made up. if we don't get to the deadline, these cuts will automatically take place. but the sequester has turned out to be something we're looking at here where the big picture is what matters. we have to get the two sides together on how to fix the big problem. more taxes, cut spending, a compromise. we're nowhere near that. because of the sequester, that's what we talk about. the sequester's not
the fatal crash of a tourist balloon near the city of luxor earlier today. there is no indication of how long this ban will be in force. as the first official reaction we have had from the authorities in nature to this balloon crashing in which 19 people, we now know, have died. let's look at the implications. simon is here with us from the independent newspaper here in london. they have banned these flights, but it is not going to out. people are going to be raising questions about safety on these flights. >> yes, and clearly, the investigations have just begun into what is being called a tragedy this morning. thomas cook, one of those involved, has also said that it is not selling any in egypt until it is clear on what has happened. it suggests to me that they will have already done some pretty serious checks to make sure that these safety standards were in place. it may be that we find out this was just some terrible freak accident that could not have been foreseen or prevented. the rule is talk that of law, the kinds of checks that might happen elsewhere in the world, those of the we
.s. home prices continued to rise through december of last year. the ten-city composite up 5.9%. the 20-city composite up 6.8%. david blitzer is the chairman of the s&p 500 index committee. david, welcome back. good morning. >> good morning. >> pretty good numbers to close out the year. people still trying to get their arms around how distressed properties are moving some of these prices, especially in key markets. >> that's right. i think the overall picture is very, very strong. the national index, which is up 7.3% for the four quarters, ended with the end of 2012. so really, all across the country things look good. only one city of all 20 was down on the year-over-year basis. >> still, though, i'm told the index is heavily skewed by the share of distressed. that's why atlanta could be down 17%. and now up 10% year-over-year. are these numbers, are they reflective of what's happening with real buyers? >> yes, i think they are reflective of what's actually happening with real buyers. what we've seen in city after city over the last couple of years is the city will get hit with a wave o
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